On the Island of Flores, Indonesia, this porter deserved a break. Lighting the typical Kretek (clove) Cigarette in the scorching heat, his thoughts wandered about.

Is it genuine friendliness or does the little trace of smoke betray the origin of his smile?


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  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 4 years ago

    wonderful image,

  • Thx! ;-)

    – ferryvn

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkeralmost 4 years ago

    this photo is fantastic!! great composition and exposure

  • thx Solomon! ;-)

    – ferryvn

  • BaliBuddha
    BaliBuddhaover 3 years ago

    Very nice shot & composition, I like how the smoke draws you to the eyes. Great work.

  • Thx! ;-)

    – ferryvn

  • Sue Ratcliffe
    Sue Ratcliffeabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations! You placed in the Top Ten in the “Age with Character” challenge – July 08 2011. Great image!!!!

  • Thx!

    – ferryvn

  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittalmost 3 years ago


    in Beautiful Bali and Lovely Lombok Group

    July 2011.

    Thanks for sharing your quality image with the group.

  • Thx for your support!

    – ferryvn

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